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What is important in managing Crohn's?

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A healthy lifestyle is important in managing Crohn’s. Children and teens should exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet. People with this disease usually are able to lead a healthy and active life. Most children with Crohn’s are able to attend school and participate in sports and daily activities if the disease is treated and managed properly.

SOURCES:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Info for Kids and Teens.”

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: “Crohn’s Disease.”

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Treating Children and Adolescents.”

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on July 31, 2019

SOURCES:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Info for Kids and Teens.”

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: “Crohn’s Disease.”

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Treating Children and Adolescents.”

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on July 31, 2019

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